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Kevin Knox to Pistons

Shams Charania: Free agent Kevin Knox has agreed to a two-year, $6 million deal with the Detroit Pistons, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. If my math is right, the signing of Kevin Knox gives the Pistons 15 main-roster contracts (including the two rookies, Burks and Noel). Anything else would have to...
DETROIT, MI
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Gary Harris plans to re-sign with Magic

Jeff Zilgitt: Gary Harris plans to re-sign with the Orlando Magic, I’m told. Story on Gary Harris planning to return to the Orlando Magic: orlandosentinel.com/sports/orlando… – 8:38 PM. Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA. Gary Harris is finalizing a deal to return to the Orlando Magic, a league source tells...
ORLANDO, FL

Iowa Hawkeyes’ commits, fans react on social media to Kadyn Proctor’s commitment

The Iowa Hawkeyes officially landed a commitment from their biggest target—no pun intended—in the 2023 recruiting class. Five-star offensive tackle Kadyn Proctor announced his commitment to the Hawkeyes on Thursday afternoon, spurning his other final choice in the Alabama Crimson Tide. The 6-foot-7, 330 pound tackle out of Southeast Polk High School in Des Moines, Iowa, followed the path that his old teammate Xavier Nwankpa took in the 2022 cycle, choosing the Hawkeyes instead of some of college football’s traditional heavyweights. In addition to Alabama, Proctor chose Iowa over offers from schools such as Florida, Florida State, Georgia, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Michigan...
DES MOINES, IA

USYNT star Jaedyn Shaw’s path to NWSL to go through the league’s discovery process

Jaedyn Shaw, a highly-touted member of the U.S. under-20 national team who has spent a significant portion of 2022 training with the Washington Spirit, will be allowed to sign with an NWSL club without having to go through the College Draft. However, in a statement Thursday, the league said that Shaw will have to go through the NWSL discovery process, a mechanism that exists for the league to maintain parity, and that has been used as an exemption to its minimum age requirement in the recent past. The discovery process for Shaw will be held on July 7. Shaw, like Portland Thorns...
PORTLAND, OR

Juan Toscano-Anderson to Lakers

Chris Haynes: Free agent forward Juan Toscano-Anderson — member of Golden State Warriors championship team — has reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Lakers, his agent Erika Ruiz of @Klutch Sports tells @YahooSports. sports.yahoo.com/juan-toscano-a…. Source: Twitter @ChrisBHaynes. What’s the buzz on Twitter?. Micah Adams @MicahAdams13. Lakers...
LOS ANGELES, CA

JaVale McGee to Mavericks

Chris Haynes: Free agent center JaVale McGee has reached an agreement with the Dallas Mavericks, league sources tell @YahooSports. https://t.co/MwfnD0vPK0. Report: Mavericks signing JaVale McGee to three-year, $20M contract nba.nbcsports.com/2022/06/30/rep… – 8:40 PM. Chris Palmer @ChrisPalmerNBA. JaVale McGee signs with the Mavs. His 8th team in 9 years....
DALLAS, TX

Cardinals' defensive scheme least unique in NFL

Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph is entering his fourth season with the Arizona Cardinals. Throughout his tenure in the desert, his defensive unit has grown significantly each year. Pro Football Focus charted all NFL defenses in terms of uniqueness. Principal components for a defensive scheme are made up of box counts...
GLENDALE, AZ

NBA Twitter reacts to Lakers' free agency moves: 'Not running in the old-timers league anymore!'

Following rumors surrounding Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, the Lakers are a team to watch this offseason. On Day 1 of free agency, the Lakers managed to land four players in Los Angeles. Lonnie Walker IV agreed to a one-year deal, Troy Brown signed a minimum contract, Juan Toscano-Anderson reached a deal and center Damian Jones agreed to a two-year deal with the purple and gold.
LOS ANGELES, CA